This is part of the Linkury monetization software, a web browser toolbar used to 'hijack' a user's search in order to collect revenues. The Linkury SmartBar is a a potentially unwanted toolbar and Windows Gadget that is advertising supported. The module SmartbarInternetExplorerExtension.dll by Linkury has been detected as adware by 12 anti-malware scanners. It is installed as a toolbar in Internet Explore as ‘Smartbar’. This file is typically installed with the program QuickShare by Linkury Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program.
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90.3 KB (92,440 bytes)
Original file name:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)
4/11/2012 5:00:00 PM
5/11/2015 4:59:59 PM
CN=Linkury, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Linkury, L=Ramat Gan, S=Israel, C=IL
7/15/2013 8:30:36 AM
Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
72 KB (73,728 bytes)
Internet Explorer Toolbar
The file SmartbarInternetExplorerExtension.dll has been discovered within the following programs.
QuickShare, also know as Smartbar, is an auto-starting program that is typically bundled with various shareware software. It displays advertising and is designed to run when Windows boots up.
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